MLK Day

A restaurant owner posted a demeaning Facebook message on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, playing into the racially charged stereotype of African Americans liking fried chicken and waffles with watermelon. The move sparked complaints about "outright" racism.

Shots rang out around 3:40 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park in Miami, where thousands were gathered to celebrate the Civil Rights icon's legacy.

During the event, actors, activists, and musicians will pay homage to Dr. King with recitations of his most revered speeches, as well as musical performances.

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, celebrities from all around the world gathered in Harlem for a very special program.

Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders is bringing attention to the water crisis that is unfolding in Michigan. Sanders is calling for Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to resign after the situation left over 30,000 people in Flint without drinkable tap water and thousands of people sick. “There are no excuses. The governor long ago knew about the […]

It’s been 52 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured) stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., before nearly 250,000…

The North Miami Beach Police Department has come under fire after it was recently discovered that police officials were using mugshot images of African Americans…

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s (pictured) daughter, Dr. Bernice King, is calling for this year’s King Holiday to be violence-free, honoring the civil rights leader…

Even though the birthday of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 85 years old, is on January 15th,…

Vice President Joe Biden is slated to deliver the keynote address at the Nation Action Network‘s Annual King Day Breakfast January 20 in Washington, D.C.…

A flier promoting a Miami strip club’s “I Have a Dream Bash” featuring MLK holding wads of cash next to scantily clad women has its creator taking plenty of flak. Read More: msnbc.msn.com